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21 May 2012updated 05 Oct 2023 8:33am

David Cameron cheering: a meme is born

Mash-ups of the Prime Minister.

By Samira Shackle

This handout image provided by the White House shows David Cameron watching the Chelsea vs Bayern Munich Champions League final with other world leaders – and he’s really getting into it.

But did it stop with one faintly embarrassing image? Of course not: this is the internet. Within hours, Twitter users were inserting the cheering PM into other images. Here’s our pick of the best.

Cameron on the Titanic @sunny_hundal (Sunny has also blogged on the meme)

Cameron under the Titanic @twf_mike

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Cameron at a Smiths’ gig@thatmattfuller

Cameron cheering Liberty leading the people@dlandoncole

Cameron as an Avenger @stackee

Cameron as Godzilla@whisperbat

Cameron receiving the news of Osama bin Laden’s death @richjm

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